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Class A Real Estate: An Investor's Guide

Real estate investors love jargon. Learn what they mean when they say "Class A real estate."

[Updated: Feb 04, 2021 ] Apr 05, 2020 by Michael Hart

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Class Physical Characteristics Neighborhoods Amenities
Class A Efficient design, latest technology, newer Great schools, low crime, concentration of good employers, lots of green space Multiple options for dining and entertainment
Class B Good fundamental construction with elements in need of upgrades Good neighborhoods and schools, decent employment options Adequate options for meals and entertainment, stable business environment
Class C Subpar construction, outdated infrastructure May have issues with crime, lower quality schools, lack of major employers Limited restaurant and entertainment options, fewer businesses and employer base

Sources: CrowdStreet, RealtyMogul, BOMA International

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